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>Students from 7,000 middle and high schools have now registered.There's still time to take part. Take CNN's Larry King's word for it.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"46","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"
>The following is an unedited transcript of a series of phone messages we received in the days following Lawrence King's murder. It tells you all you need to know about what students endure every day and why we need the Day of Silence.
>For the queer community, Lawrence King's murder is still very much a current topic. Vigils were recently held all over the country and his face can be seen everywhere in the gay media. Ellen DeGeneres even helped bring the news of his
>Day of Silence registration continues to break records. We just passed students registering from 6,800 middle and high schools! We'd love to pass 7,000. Make sure you sign up if you haven't yet.Last year at this time, we had slightly
>CNN talk show host Larry King has made a PSA to call attention to the death of Lawrence (Larry) King and the problem of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. This is the second time in a week that a well-known personality has
>Tomorrow is Southern Connecticut State University's Annual Day of Silence celebration, and in less than twelve hours, LGBT Prism, my university's Gay/Straight Alliance; the SCSU chapter of Amnesty International, an international human
>City of Dallas supports youth-led call for an end to the bullying and harassment. Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert has proclaimed Friday, April 25, 2008 as Day of Silence Day in the city. OFFICE OF THE MAYOR/CITY OF DALLASProclamationWHEREAS,
>The ACLU has some tips for students who plan to participate in the Day of Silence. 1. You DO have a right to participate in Day of Silence and other expressions of your opinion at a public school during non-instructional time: the
This brief looks at just how important a Gay-Straight Alliance is for LGBT students and their allies.
Book Chapter: "Gender equity and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in education" in Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education, 2nd. ed. (2007)